Updated On - October 13th 2020, Updated By - admin

PM Scholarship 2020 Last Date:  Important dates, Application procedure, and Eligibility

The last date of PM Scholarship 2020 has been announced. Now you can apply for your relevant scholarship through scholarship.gov.in. Do not apply without reading instructions to avoid any cancellation. The scholarship is working for an equal education covering every low economic section of the society. The most active scheme is for the wards of widows and Ex-servicemen of Armed forces. However, many other scholarships like Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme for Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles, PMSSS for JK Students, Pradhan Mantri Scholarship Scheme 2020 for 10th and 12th passed out and Scholarship for ex-servicemen are running in this portal. These scholarships are resulting at lowering the rates of drops outs in our country. Want to more? Read our complete information below.

About: PM Scholarship 2020

PM Scholarship 2020 is a strong initiative of our honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi aka PM Mod Ji to control illiteracy level. The purpose behind PM Scholarship for the wards and widows of Ex/Serving Army/Navy or Air Force personnel is to encourage higher technical and professional education for their independence and positive career. 

Prime Minister Scholarship is commonly known as PM Scholarship which is flourishing every year. PM Schemes are running under different states under different departments. One such state scholarship is PM Special Scholarship Scheme for J&K Students. This is mostly opted by the students of J&K students who have got many benefits out of it. The main aim of these different scholarships is to merge the idea of Education and Growth. Following this, the scholarships offer easy access to education from level 1 till doctorate level. PM Scholarship is kind of a dream come true for the deserving students belonging to underprivileged sections. Covering every category like SC /ST/OBC/General/Ex-servicemen/Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles etc, PM Schemes are giving us a platform to make one's future bright and sound.

Key Features of PM Scholarship 2020

  • There are many PM Scholarship running as we have mentioned above. But this scholarship is only for the wards and widows of Army, Navy, and Airforce who lost their lives during performing their duties. '
  • This scheme is designed by the central government and will be implemented all over the nation.
  • A total of 5,500 applicants will be selected every year.
  • The male candidate will receive INR 30,000 and females will be offered around INR 36,000 every year.
  • The duration of PM Scholarship 2020 is of 1 to 5 years depending on the type of courses they are pursuing.
  • Each Applicant can only fill one form and should not be getting any other scholarship. 

PM Scholarship 2020 Last Dates Announcement 

PM scholarship last date is proclaimed by the government. Along with the dates, you need to know about eligibility criteria, the application process, and other important information. The purpose of PM Scholarship's last date announcement is to inform the wards and widows of Ex/Serving Army/Navy or Air Force personnel so that they do not miss the opportunity to get scheme benefits. The

Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme Last date is October 15, 2020.

Apply PM Narendra Modi Scholarship For 12th passed students before this last date to avoid any cancellation hurdles. 

PM Scholarship 2020 Eligibility Criteria 

Any candidate who is interested to pursue their higher studies can apply before PM scholarship last date which is in the month of October second week. To apply, you need to keep the following points in mind:

  • One must be securing a minimum of 60% marks in the last qualifying examination. 
  • One can apply only for undergraduate and postgraduate selected courses.
  • After the first year of scholarship, a beneficiary must score 50% in their course to continue the scholarship.  

Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme 2020 Registration Process

If you are applying before PM Scholarship 2020 the last date then you can follow the mentioned steps. Try to apply before the deadline else your application will get duly rejected. 

  • Visit the official website schaolrship.gov.in 
  • Select "Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme".
  • Click "Apply now".
  • Fill the form on the screen with personal details like name, age, ESM service number, academic details, and other mandatory details.
  • Click on to the "Submit" page to save the application.
  • Once your form will be reviewed and selected you will be informed accordingly.

Documents Required

  • Birth Certificate
  • Aadhaar card
  • Bank Account Details
  • Certificate of the dean of Higher Institution
PM Scholarship Selection Criteria  
  • Widows or dependent wards of ex-servicemen or members of the coast guard force who lost their lives while in action. 
  • Ex-servicemen who suffered an injury while on duty and were rendered disabled.
  • The family mender of those soldiers whose death was caused by army related work on duty.
  • Apply before PM scholarship 2020 last date i.e. 15th October 2020. 

PM Scholarship 2020 Last Dates: List of PM Scholarships Deadline

With an explanation of PM scholarship last date for Wards and Widows of ex-servicemen, we have also mentioned the deadlines  PM Scholarship 2020 running under different categories, if the above mentioned is not your category then select from the list mentioned below.

PM Scholarship

Deadline (Tentative)

Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme for J&K students

15th May 2020

PM Scholarship for EX servicemen(Army/Navy/Airforce)

15th October 2020

Siksha Abhiyan Scholarship for 10th Passed students

May to June 2020

National Merit cum Means Scholarship

30th September 2020

Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme for RPF/RPSF 2018-19

15th October /15th November 2020(Tentative)

Prime Minister Scholarships Scheme for Central Armed Force

31st October 2020

 At Vidhyaa, we always have been guiding students/applicants /candidates to apply before the last date to avoid any kind of rejection. To know more about PM Scholarship 2020 last date, comment in the section below. Our expert team would be happy to guide you. 

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